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You can get from San Francisco, CA to Chicago by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||1849 miles (2983 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$202 - $268|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $202 (€161) • 53 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $204 (€162) • 4 h|
|Popular travel companies||Greyhound, frontier airlines or Amtrak|
Travel 1849 miles (2983 km) by bus, flight or train to Chicago from San Francisco, CA. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $202 (€161). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, frontier airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from San Francisco, CA to Chicago.
There are 3 ways to get from San Francisco, CA to Chicago: bus, flight or train.
The distance is approximately 1849 miles (2983 km) from San Francisco, CA to Chicago.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from San Francisco, CA to Chicago:
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The cheapest way to travel between San Francisco, CA and Chicago is by taking a bus with an average price of $202 (€161).
This is compared to other travel options to Chicago:
Taking a bus is about $2 (€1) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $204 (€162) for this journey.
A bus is generally $66 (€52) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $268 (€213) from San Francisco, CA to Chicago.
The fastest way from San Francisco, CA to Chicago is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h.
There are alternative travel options to Chicago that can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 53 h 45 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 52 h 50 min on average.
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